The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 421 389 428
Rank change year-on-year -32 +39  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 570 737 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.64% 0.76% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.85% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 431 562 588
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £28,840
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

System Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 80257 86320 97586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.74% 88.92% 88.04%
Number of salaries quoted 64749 72153 79773
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing System Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in the UK

System Testing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing.

Salary trend for System Testing in the UK

System Testing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in the UK

System Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -50 551 £45,000 +4.65% 55
London -20 209 £51,000 +2.00% 18
South East -10 101 £42,500 -5.55% 10
South West -2 60 £40,000 -6.97% 5
East of England +11 47 £42,500 +17.24% 4
North West -25 45 £37,500 - 5
Surrey +27 40 £45,000 - 4
Yorkshire -30 33 £35,000 - 3
City of London +12 27 £67,500 +17.39% 3
West Midlands -25 23 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Somerset +1 22 £40,000 -3.32%
Manchester -37 20 £37,750 +0.66% 3
Gloucestershire +1 18 £55,000 +15.78%
Hertfordshire +6 17 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Oxford +23 16 £29,000 -
Oxfordshire +11 16 £29,000 -55.38%
Cambridge -2 16 £55,000 +27.90% 1
Cambridgeshire -8 16 £55,000 +46.66% 1
West Yorkshire -12 15 £47,500 +35.71% 2
East Midlands +13 13 £35,250 +8.46% 3
East Sussex +11 13 £50,000 -
Merseyside +3 13 £38,250 +2.00% 1
Birmingham +2 12 £40,000 +70.21% 1
Essex +1 12 £40,000 -38.46%
Leeds -14 12 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Cheshire -22 12 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Nottingham +12 11 £41,000 +26.15% 2
Nottinghamshire +9 11 £41,000 +26.15% 3
Taunton -1 11 £38,500 -6.09%
Bristol - 11 £38,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for System Testing.

1 402 (37.50%) SQL
1 402 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 401 (37.41%) Test Automation
3 301 (28.08%) Finance
4 257 (23.97%) User Acceptance Testing
5 234 (21.83%) .NET
6 230 (21.46%) SQL Server
7 204 (19.03%) Microsoft
8 203 (18.94%) QA
8 203 (18.94%) Unit Testing
9 198 (18.47%) Java
10 192 (17.91%) Oracle
11 186 (17.35%) C#
12 172 (16.04%) JavaScript
13 169 (15.76%) Degree
14 166 (15.49%) SDLC
15 164 (15.30%) ISTQB
16 159 (14.83%) XML
17 157 (14.65%) Regression Testing
18 156 (14.55%) Selenium
19 153 (14.27%) ISEB
20 150 (13.99%) Test Strategy
21 140 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
22 133 (12.41%) Test Scripting
22 133 (12.41%) HTML
23 131 (12.22%) Integration Testing
24 130 (12.13%) MVC
24 130 (12.13%) Scrum
25 125 (11.66%) Windows
26 118 (11.01%) CSS

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 52 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
3 22 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 21 (1.96%) IIS
5 15 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 10 (0.93%) Apache
7 9 (0.84%) JBoss
8 8 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (0.65%) Confluence
10 6 (0.56%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.56%) Oracle UPK
11 5 (0.47%) NetWeaver
11 5 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.47%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.47%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.37%) GemFire
13 3 (0.28%) Jetty
13 3 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 84 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.093%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 54 (5.04%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (3.17%) SAP CO
2 34 (3.17%) SAP FI
2 34 (3.17%) SAP FI/CO
3 31 (2.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 30 (2.80%) Oracle HRMS
5 25 (2.33%) Oracle Payroll
6 24 (2.24%) Oracle Retail
7 22 (2.05%) Oracle 11i
8 16 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
9 14 (1.31%) Hyperion Planning
9 14 (1.31%) Oracle Payables
9 14 (1.31%) SAP S/4HANA
10 13 (1.21%) Oracle General Ledger
10 13 (1.21%) Oracle Receivables
11 12 (1.12%) Cognos TM1
11 12 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
12 11 (1.03%) Infor SunSystems
12 11 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
13 9 (0.84%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 49 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.49%) SaaS
5 14 (1.31%) GitHub
6 6 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.47%) BrowserStack
7 5 (0.47%) PaaS
8 3 (0.28%) Google Play
8 3 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.19%) Lucidchart
9 2 (0.19%) Office 365
9 2 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.093%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.093%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.08%) HTTP
2 29 (2.71%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.31%) Wireless
4 13 (1.21%) Internet
5 11 (1.03%) VoIP
6 10 (0.93%) Firewall
7 8 (0.75%) FTP
8 5 (0.47%) DHCP
8 5 (0.47%) DNS
8 5 (0.47%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.47%) VPN
9 4 (0.37%) 4G
10 3 (0.28%) 3G
11 2 (0.19%) Intranet
11 2 (0.19%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.19%) LDAP
11 2 (0.19%) SSH
11 2 (0.19%) VXLAN
12 1 (0.093%) GPRS
12 1 (0.093%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (21.46%) SQL Server
2 51 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 48 (4.48%) MySQL
4 45 (4.20%) Hadoop
5 35 (3.26%) SQL Server 2016
6 30 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (2.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 26 (2.43%) Relational Database
9 23 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
10 22 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (1.96%) Essbase
12 19 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
14 16 (1.49%) NoSQL
14 16 (1.49%) SQLPlus
15 13 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
15 13 (1.21%) QlikView
16 12 (1.12%) OLAP
16 12 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 156 (14.55%) Selenium
2 113 (10.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 64 (5.97%) Git (software)
4 62 (5.78%) Visual Studio
5 59 (5.50%) JIRA
6 53 (4.94%) Jenkins
7 42 (3.92%) SoapUI
8 41 (3.82%) WebDriver
9 40 (3.73%) HP UFT
10 37 (3.45%) Subversion
11 31 (2.89%) Cucumber
12 19 (1.77%) JUnit
13 16 (1.49%) Android Studio
14 15 (1.40%) Zephyr
15 14 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
16 13 (1.21%) FitNesse
16 13 (1.21%) JMeter
16 13 (1.21%) SpecFlow
16 13 (1.21%) Xcode
17 12 (1.12%) Eclipse
General
1 301 (28.08%) Finance
2 64 (5.97%) Banking
3 61 (5.69%) Retail
4 42 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 38 (3.54%) General Ledger
6 28 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 24 (2.24%) Front Office
8 22 (2.05%) Marketing
9 21 (1.96%) Financial Institution
10 19 (1.77%) Back Office
11 15 (1.40%) Advertising
11 15 (1.40%) Legal
12 12 (1.12%) Automotive
12 12 (1.12%) Electronics
12 12 (1.12%) Law
13 11 (1.03%) Aerospace
14 10 (0.93%) Publishing
15 6 (0.56%) Military
16 5 (0.47%) Games
16 5 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 361 (33.68%) Analyst
2 257 (23.97%) Developer
3 175 (16.32%) Test Analyst
4 85 (7.93%) Business Analyst
5 79 (7.37%) Consultant
6 72 (6.72%) Test Manager
7 71 (6.62%) Tester
8 70 (6.53%) Architect
9 63 (5.88%) .NET Developer
10 61 (5.69%) Java Developer
11 53 (4.94%) C# Developer
12 50 (4.66%) Test Engineer
13 45 (4.20%) Senior Developer
14 43 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
15 42 (3.92%) SAP Consultant
16 38 (3.54%) Technical Architect
17 37 (3.45%) Support Analyst
18 35 (3.26%) Oracle Analyst
19 33 (3.08%) QA Engineer
20 32 (2.99%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (21.83%) .NET
2 159 (14.83%) XML
3 133 (12.41%) HTML
4 118 (11.01%) CSS
5 112 (10.45%) ASP.NET
6 104 (9.70%) Web Services
7 90 (8.40%) SOAP
8 75 (7.00%) jQuery
9 70 (6.53%) AngularJS
10 62 (5.78%) WPF
11 54 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 54 (5.04%) REST
12 51 (4.76%) JSON
13 46 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 45 (4.20%) Gherkin
15 39 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
16 35 (3.26%) WCF
17 26 (2.43%) HTML5
17 26 (2.43%) RESTful
18 25 (2.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 140 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (6.34%) Computer Science
3 54 (5.04%) Mobile App
4 52 (4.85%) Management Information System
5 39 (3.64%) Client/Server
6 35 (3.26%) Data Structures
7 34 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
8 33 (3.08%) N-Tier
9 29 (2.71%) Algorithms
10 25 (2.33%) Virtual Team
11 18 (1.68%) User Experience
12 17 (1.59%) Fixed Income
12 17 (1.59%) NHS
13 12 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (0.93%) Equities
14 10 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 9 (0.84%) iPad
16 8 (0.75%) TRADACOMS
16 8 (0.75%) W3C
17 7 (0.65%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 125 (11.66%) Windows
2 98 (9.14%) Linux
3 77 (7.18%) Android
4 76 (7.09%) Unix
5 70 (6.53%) Apple iOS
6 28 (2.61%) Windows Server
7 16 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.40%) Solaris
9 11 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.47%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.37%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.37%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.19%) CentOS
13 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.19%) VMS
14 1 (0.093%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 401 (37.41%) Test Automation
3 257 (23.97%) User Acceptance Testing
4 203 (18.94%) Unit Testing
5 166 (15.49%) SDLC
6 157 (14.65%) Regression Testing
7 150 (13.99%) Test Strategy
8 133 (12.41%) Test Scripting
9 131 (12.22%) Integration Testing
10 130 (12.13%) MVC
10 130 (12.13%) Scrum
11 109 (10.17%) Software Testing
12 100 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
13 96 (8.96%) Software Engineering
14 92 (8.58%) Migration
15 91 (8.49%) Functional Testing
16 85 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
16 85 (7.93%) Project Management
17 82 (7.65%) TDD
18 81 (7.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 402 (37.50%) SQL
2 198 (18.47%) Java
3 186 (17.35%) C#
4 172 (16.04%) JavaScript
5 97 (9.05%) PL/SQL
6 72 (6.72%) T-SQL
7 63 (5.88%) C++
8 42 (3.92%) C
9 38 (3.54%) PHP
10 35 (3.26%) VB.NET
11 29 (2.71%) Python
11 29 (2.71%) Ruby
12 28 (2.61%) VBA
12 28 (2.61%) VBScript
13 27 (2.52%) Shell Script
14 25 (2.33%) VB
15 21 (1.96%) Objective-C
16 19 (1.77%) Scala
17 16 (1.49%) Perl
18 13 (1.21%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 169 (15.76%) Degree
2 164 (15.30%) ISTQB
3 153 (14.27%) ISEB
4 46 (4.29%) Security Cleared
5 42 (3.92%) SC Cleared
6 41 (3.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 38 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
9 10 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 10 (0.93%) PhD
10 7 (0.65%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.47%) CCNA
12 5 (0.47%) CCNP
12 5 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.47%) MCITP
12 5 (0.47%) MCSE
12 5 (0.47%) PMP
12 5 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (18.94%) QA
2 16 (1.49%) SLA
3 8 (0.75%) MiFID
4 6 (0.56%) PMO
5 5 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.47%) EMIR
5 5 (0.47%) GCP
6 4 (0.37%) COBIT
6 4 (0.37%) HL7
7 2 (0.19%) FATCA
7 2 (0.19%) GAMP
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.93%) Firmware
3 7 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.56%) HDFS
4 6 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.47%) Docker
6 4 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.093%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.093%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.093%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (2.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.28%) Ansible
2 3 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.28%) Puppet
3 2 (0.19%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.093%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.093%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.093%) Salt
4 1 (0.093%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 204 (19.03%) Microsoft
2 192 (17.91%) Oracle
3 70 (6.53%) SAP
4 39 (3.64%) HP
5 24 (2.24%) Retek
6 19 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (1.68%) Red Hat
8 17 (1.59%) Apple
8 17 (1.59%) Hyperion
8 17 (1.59%) VMware
9 13 (1.21%) Cognos
10 11 (1.03%) Infor
10 11 (1.03%) Jedox
10 11 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
11 10 (0.93%) Citrix
12 9 (0.84%) Google
12 9 (0.84%) Sencha
13 8 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
13 8 (0.75%) Sun
14 7 (0.65%) Remedy
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £29,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Intec Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits, Including Free
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + excellent bens and poss 25% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + + excellent bens and poss 25% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits - please contact for details
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
MegaNexus Limited
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £46000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £20k - 24k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
*Willmott Dixon Holdings Limited
Posted: 27 days ago
UK
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago